Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30211
2w/e 30/11/74 - 50072 + 59009 + 50105 listed as transferred to CF 2w/e 21/12/77, later cancelled as vehicles remained at RG.
50072 - original number
53072 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Paired with Class 120 51785, 53072 carries Red Star branding. Leeds 27/6/86. Malcolm Clements.
Class 116 DMBS 53072 leads Class 120 DMBS 51785 into what was then platform 8 of York station on 16/08/86. Both have had seats removed and are in use for Parcels sector traffic, and carry Red Start logos - indeed, neither Class had previously seen passenger use in this area. Graeme Phillips Collection.
51785 is paired with Class 116 53072, both carrying a Red Star logo. Leeds 27th June 1986. Malcolm Clements.